Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has a demonstrated commitment to diversity through its committee actions and initiatives as stated in the Diversity Policy and Executive Committee Code of Ethics;
Whereas, Diversity of faculty in community colleges is not reflective of the student population, and there is a paucity of minority leaders in community colleges; and
Whereas, The Academic Senate has passed several resolutions indicating the need to develop effective Equal Employment Opportunity plans and diversify faculty hires;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges create focus groups to discuss issues of diversity and to develop methods to increase diversity among local faculty leaders.
MSC Disposition: Local Senates
EDAC believes that the caucuses fullfilled the intent of this resolution.Recommend completed.